Andrea James

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Intelligence Squared transgender debate transcript

Intelligence Squared transgender debate transcript

Presented in Sydney, Australia on 3 March 2016 as part of the Intelligence Squared series airing on BBC. The topic was Society Must Recognise Trans Peoples’ Gender Identities. I’m nervous!  Transgender people so rarely get an opportunity like this to…

BBC World airs transgender Intelligence Squared debate

BBC World airs transgender Intelligence Squared debate

Society and Gender Identities Intelligence Squared Debate As part of the BBC World News Identity season, Intelligence Squared Debate discusses the motion “Society Must Recognise Trans People’s Gender Identities”. Chaired by Simon Longstaff from the St JamesEthics Centre in front…

Excerpt from Gender Trailblazers event

Andrea James talks to our moderator Dr Elizabeth Riley about coming out as Trans prior to the advent of the Internet and how the world wide web became on of the most most powerful tools in the Trans Rights Movement’s…

Transgender rights move into their recognition era

Transgender rights move into their recognition era

Trevor Treharne February 26, 2016, 10:28 am Internet-fuelled knowledge exchange has dramatically improved the awareness of transgender rights, says a leading advocate. Discrimination, harassment and even violence towards transgender people has proven to be an ugly element of many societies,…

Gender identity in focus for IQ²

Gender identity in focus for IQ²

LAST UPDATED // THURSDAY, 18 FEBRUARY 2016 12:15WRITTEN BY // Cec Busby IQ²ed’s will shine a spotlight on gender identity next month when it presents its latest discussion panel ‘Society Must Accept Trans People’s Gender Identities’ as part of the…

Intelligence Squared debate on gender identity, March 3, Sydney

Intelligence Squared debate on gender identity, March 3, Sydney

Via Carmen Rupe Memorial Trust IQ2ed’s landmark Gender Identity debate will take place in Sydney as part of the 2016 SGLMG Festival on Thurs March 3!! Tickets and info here http://bit.ly/1SmvfCs Panellists will discuss and debate the motion: “Society Must…

The Danish Girl Los Angeles premiere

The Danish Girl Los Angeles premiere

I had the pleasure of attending the Los Angeles premiere of The Danish Girl. Following the screening I had a chance to say hello to director Tom Hooper and thank him for taking on this project, which was 17 years…

Outfest Legacy Project event to restore 'The Queen'

Outfest Legacy Project event to restore 'The Queen'

Thanks to Ari Karpel and everyone on the Outfest board and staff for putting together another lovely Legacy Awards event to raise funds for preserving LGBT media! The Legacy Project’s next big restoration is The Queen. Check out this montage by…

Transgender comedy showcase 15 November at The Improv Hollywood

Transgender comedy showcase 15 November at The Improv Hollywood

Join me in supporting emerging #transgender comics Sun 11/15 @ The Improv in Hollywood! The ComicCure presents TRANSFORMATION life is not black & white Featuring Jeffrey Jay Rye Silverman Iliana Pupo Xida Wilhelm Cheyana Cesinger Cat Pontel Jos Cashon Hosted by Igor…

Interview at Wabash College

Interview at Wabash College

From the 26 October 2015 podcast episode of Wabash on My Mind: Inspiring conversations with extraordinary Wabash College Community members, hosted by Richard Paige. In a wide-ranging talk, Andrea James ’89 discusses the creativity behind film making, advertising, finding her…

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